Warning: 'Financial periods are skipped because financial period cannot have gaps,' When Trying to Import an XML File Into a Different Database.

(Doc ID 2132751.1)

Last updated on MAY 04, 2016

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 8.3 and later
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version and later
Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 8.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Cannot import XML file into a different database. The XML file cannot be imported into either P6 Pro Client or Web Client. The following errors are seen in the import logs:

WARNING: Financial periods are skipped because financial period cannot have gaps.

WARNING: Past period actuals data will not be imported.

XML global import completed successfully

XML import of Project "Project" initiated.


at com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.d.d.a(PersistenceProviderImpl.java:131)
at com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.handler.a.x.c(ProjectHandler.java:207)
at com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.d.a(ImportWorker.java:693)
at com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.d.a(ImportWorker.java:626)
at com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.d.a(ImportWorker.java:341)
at com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.XMLImporter.a(XMLImporter.java:605)
at com.primavera.integration.client.xml.xmlimporter.XMLImporter.importProjects(XMLImporter.java:431)
at com.primavera.integration.app.importexport.ImportExportAction.a(Unknown Source)
at com.primavera.integration.app.importexport.ImportExportAction.a(Unknown Source)
at com.primavera.integration.app.importexport.ImportExportAction.case(Unknown Source)
at com.primavera.integration.app.importexport.ImportExportMain.main(Unknown Source)
Caused by: com.primavera.PhoenixException:


EPS (3998) matched by 3998 from xml
Referenced business object BaselineProject with object id 73706 cannot be found, ignoring field CurrentBaselineProjectObjectId on business object Project 'Project' (75470)
Unresolved reference null on Project.
ActivityDefaultCalendarObjectId = 641
LastFinancialPeriodObjectId = 349
UDFTypeObjectId = 15376, DataType = Indicator, Value = Green


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